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Ron Curry drilled a 3-pointer with 8 seconds left in overtime and Andre Nation added two free throws seconds later to give James Madison a 63-61 win over Drexel Wednesday night.
Frantz Massenat had 24 points, seven assists, and three steals to lead Drexel to a season sweep over Hofstra 74-63 on Sunday night.
A federal jury has convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, best remembered for his impassioned pleas for help after the levees broke during Hurricane Katrina, was convicted Wednesday of accepting bribes in exchange for helping businessmen secure millions of dollars in city work, including after the devastating storm.
Chris Fouch scored 26 points and Rodney Williams added 14 points along with 10 rebounds as Drexel defeated James Madison 78-60 on Saturday.
Former Mayor Ray Nagin ended two tense days on the witness stand Friday, insisting he has bribed nobody and struggling to justify expensive birthday, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and wedding anniversary dinners that were charged to the city's credit card - benefits he paid no taxes on, and that, according to prosecutors, he took advantage of as the city struggled financially after Hurricane Katrina.
In sharp exchanges Thursday with a prosecutor in his corruption trial, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin flatly denied seeking $60,000 from a contractor who had just been turned down for city business.
Federal prosecutors rested their corruption case Wednesday against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, leaving it to defense lawyers to counter five days of testimony from more than two dozen witnesses, including five who said they were involved in bribing Nagin.
Former Mayor Ray Nagin took lavish vacations to Hawaii and Jamaica paid for by a major technology vendor, the mayor's former tech chief testified Friday in federal court.